Mats Hummels has ruled out a move away from Borussia Dortmund after a summer in which he was linked with a move to Manchester United
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Borussia Dortmund took the German Supercup for the second successive year with a 2-0 win over last season's double winners Bayern Munich.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the goals for Dortmund to make sure the Supercup remains the only domestic trophy still to elude Bayern boss Pep Guardiola.
Veteran midfielder Sebastian Kehl has stepped down as Borussia Dortmund captain as he plans for his final season as a professional footballer.
The 34-year-old announced the decision in a press conference on Wednesday, saying he preferred to hand over to a successor now while still being around to offer his support.
– Kehl was speaking on the club's official website.
This important role has filled me with enjoyment and pride. It makes sense now to pass the baton on.
For now I will have the opportunity to stand by my successor and give advice and practical help and support with my experience.
Now the time is right.
Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp has ruled out selling Marco Reus or Mats Hummels this summer, insisting that none of his club's big names will be following Robert Lewandowski out of the club.
– Jurgen Klopp speaking to Ruhr Nachrichten
What was today's rumour? Mats to Man U? For how much? 20 million? For a sum like that, you can forget about it anyway.
Marco and Mats will be playing for us next season. I can assure everybody that there is no sign at all that either of them want to leave.
Matthias Ginter has completed his move from Freiburg to Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund.
The 20-year-old, part of Germany's World Cup-winning squad, has penned a five-year contract with the Westphalians.
Liverpool will play Borussia Dortmund at Anfield in what is likely to be their final pre-season friendly of the summer.
The Bundesliga runners-up and 2013 Champions League finalists will visit on August 10.
"It has been over a decade since Borussia Dortmund played at Anfield so we are looking forward to welcoming them back," chief commercial officer Billy Hogan told liverpoolfc.com.
Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp has ruled himself out of contention to become the next manager of Manchester United, and insists he has not been approached for the job either.
– Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp
I find it a little uncomfortable having to turn somebody down without them even making an enquiry, but it seems like I have got to do it anyway.
There are about 1000 reasons why I am so happy to be working at this club.